Man Killed By Train in Nettleton

NETTLETON, Miss. (WCBI) – A man in Monroe County is dead after being struck by a train.

Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley says the man was instantly killed.

32-year-old Marconi Perez of Guatemala was walking south on a railroad track when he was struck by a BNSF train.

The accident happened around noon earlier today just south of the Main Street Crossing in Nettleton.

Gurley says Perez was currently living with a friend in Nettleton.

He also says his family back in Guatemala have been contacted and they’re working on arrangements to get him back there.

BNSF is looking into the accident.

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